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by Desmond B. Tillyer
Author: Desmond B. Tillyer
Publisher: Mowbray (July 1, 1984)
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Union with God. the teaching of St John of the Cross. by Desmond B. Tillyer. Published 1984 by Mowbray in London. History of doctrines, Mystical union. John of the Cross Saint (1542-1591).
John of the Cross (Spanish: Juan de la Cruz; 1542 – 14 December 1591), Carmelite friar and priest of Marrano origin, is a major figure of the Spanish Counter-Reformation, a mystic and Roman Catholic saint. He is one of thirty-six Doctors of the Church. John of the Cross is known especially for his writings. He was mentored by and corresponded with the older Carmelite, Teresa of Avila.
1. We are made for union with God, a process which begins with baptism (where the great gift of sanctifying grace concurrently prepares our soul for the indwelling of the Blessed Trinity) and which is meant to grow in intimacy and love by the increase of this grace throughout our lives. Please call to mind that the gift of sanctifying grace includes the three theological ( God-directed) virtues of faith, hope and love, along with the infused moral virtues and the seven gifts of the Holy Spirit.
Personal Name: Tillyer, Desmond . John of the Cross,, Saint, 1542-1591.
Personal Name: Tillyer, Desmond B. Publication, Distribution, et. London John of the Cross,, Saint, 1542-1591. ISBN: 1580420745 Author: Evans, Larry.
John showed that God hungers for union with each of us but also requires arduous efforts on our part, the many details of which Father Gabriel explains in these enlightening pages. Do you perceive holiness as an unattainable goal for you? Or is fear of the fatigue of such an effort holding you back? Absorb this book, and allow gentle St. John to take you by the hand and lead you - as he has led so many others - to true intimacy with our Lord. Dimensions & Specifications. Author: Fr. Gabriel of St. Mary Magdalen.
The book is not a primary source for St John of the Cross' works and why I couldn't warm up to it at first. The whole spiritual life is about Union. This an excellent book, especially for those who have a developed relation with the Lord. So 6 years later after lightly studying the primary works of St John of the Cross, I can now see the value of the book. Through the wisdom of Friar Iain Matthew, a true excavation is done into St John's works and practical teachings uncovered. Maybe it was a personal journey, but I think the book is a must for anyone who is unable to find or experience really good teachings on St John's works for practical application.
St Tillyer, Desmond B. Union with God: The Teaching of St. John of the Cross. London: Mowbray, 1984.
John of the Cross and St. Teresa influenced each other, and they are the two most important figures in the history of Christian mysticism in Spain. Tillyer, Desmond B.
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